Medical Update: Greg Van Avermaet4. April 2016, Roeselare (BEL) — Road Team
BMC Racing Team Chief Medical Officer, Dr Max Testa has provided the following update on Greg Van Avaermaet following his crash at Ronde van Vlaanderen.
“Greg underwent surgery on Sunday evening to secure his fractured right collarbone. The surgery, performed by Doctor Toon Claes of at AZ St Elizabeth, was very successful and Greg was out of the operating room at midnight. Greg is recovering well and we will continue to monitor his recovery over the coming days. The most important thing for Greg now is to rest and recover well so that we can have him back on the bike when he is fit to do so.”
Van Avermaet is focused on his recovery.
“I’m not feeling too bad after the surgery and now I’ll take things day by day. I want to thank the entire BMC Racing Team and all of my fans for their support. It means a lot at a time like this,” Van Avermaet said.